St. Petersburg was my favourite city in Russia. The streets were lined with spectacular renaissance style buildings in every colour you could think of! I’m a bit of a history buff and so to step back in time where the Tsar’s of old lived was a bit of a nerd-tastic experience for me. I loved walking around and seeing the history speak through in the palaces, churches and beautiful gardens.
If you’re staying in Moscow and are debating to visit – I’d say it’s worth the four hour journey via Sapsan here.
You cannot miss it!
Here were my top 10 experiences to ensure you make the most of it;
1. Cathedral of the Saviour of Spilled Blood
This was the main inspiration for my visit. Not only does it have the coolest name for a church, it’s just such an incredible building. Although similar to St. Basil’s in Moscow with it’s Orthodox design, it has a personality of it’s own and unique spires which are eye catching. If you think the outside looks...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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